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Last updated: 26 March 2019
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Date:Saturday 9 May 1953
Time:07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Air Services of India
Registration: VT-AXD
C/n / msn: 13294
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bombay-Juhu Airport (   India)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bombay-Juhu Airport (VAJJ), India
Destination airport:Bangalore-Hindustan Airport (BLR/VOBG), India
Narrative:
The undercarriage was retracted on takeoff, before becoming airborne. The DC-3 thus settled back on its belly and slid some 200 yards off the end of the runway.

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Sources:
» The Indian Express 10 May 1953, p7


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Distance from Bombay-Juhu Airport to Bangalore-Hindustan Airport as the crow flies is 852 km (532 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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